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  1. Russian Track Federation

    Russian Track Suspended From Competition

    Their luck has run out. The embroiled track and field team may not be able to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics after being suspended from international competition following the exposure of a widespread and state-sanctioned doping program. It’s the first time the International Association of Athletic Federation has chosen to suspend a nation with members voting 22-1 in favor, saying that cheating at any level “will not be tolerated.” Russia has nine months to prove its program is clean, a tight timeframe if they have any hopes of making it to Rio.

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